Robotic fulfillment provider doubles global pickup volume in just 11 months
WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Robotics, the world leader in autonomous mobile robots (AMR) for warehouse automation, announced today that its AMR solutions have already curated more than 2 billion units, which reinforces the company's position as the leading supplier of robotics to the warehousing and logistics industry. This new milestone comes just 11 months after reaching the industry's first milestone of 1 billion selections in 2022.
"Reaching the 2 billion pick milestone is an incredible achievement for our company and our customers," said Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. "This event is a testament to the dedication and innovation of our incredible team and the dramatic productivity enhancements we offer to drive growth and success for our customers."
Reaching this milestone took just 358 days, and the last 100 million picks took just 27 days, an average of 3.7 million picks per day. By comparison, it took more than six years to make the first 1 billion units and 1,542 days to select the first 100 million units. LocusBots have traveled more than 37 million miles in customer warehouses, the equivalent of more than 1,370 orbits around the Earth or 77 round trips to the Moon.
"Reaching the remarkable milestone of 2 billion picks demonstrates how Locus' intelligent automation solution can transform warehouse operations," said Keith Price, Chief Information Officer, Concordance Healthcare. "We look forward to continuing to work with the Locus team to harness the power of advanced robotics and automation to drive even greater optimization of warehouse fulfillment for years to come."
"Locus' constant innovation, user-centric approach and genuine dedication to customer relationships put them at the forefront of warehouse automation," said Alan McDonald, GEODIS vice president of continuous improvement. "This milestone is a testament to their technology leadership and synergistic collaboration. We look forward to continuing our work together and driving even greater efficiency improvements in the future."
Powered by AI and data science, the LocusOne platform serves as an enterprise-level fleet manager, overseeing complex warehouse fulfillment workflows that support various use cases, bundling tasks to create optimal robotic missions and reduce downtime workers' walk. Locus' unique multibot approach decouples workers from orders and tasks to dramatically improve worker productivity.
Proven at enterprise scale, job-challenged manufacturing, retail, healthcare and 3PL operators can seamlessly add robots to increase capacity or meet growth in any operation in just minutes to optimize productivity across their operations, reduce costs and stay competitive in the rapidly evolving landscape of e-commerce.
The LocusOne Warehouse Automation Execution Platform enables seamless orchestration of multiple robotic factors at an enterprise scale within a single, coordinated platform. Provides real-time optimization of tasks that need to be completed within four walls and across multiple levels in warehousing and manufacturing environments. LocusOne optimizes robotic task assignment, route planning, and resource usage, while providing real-time business insights into warehouse operations.
About Locus Robotics
Locus Robotics is the world's leading enterprise-grade warehouse automation solution, incorporating powerful and intelligent AI-powered Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMRs) that operate in collaboration with human workers to dramatically improve product movement and productivity between 2 and 3 times. Supporting more than 120 of the world's leading brands and deployed in more than 270 sites worldwide, Locus Robotics enables retailers, 3PLs, and specialty warehouses to efficiently meet and exceed increasingly complex requirements. and demanding of today's compliance environments.
Named in the Inc. 5000 for three years in a row and winning more than 18 industry and technology awards, the Locus solution dramatically increases order fulfillment productivity, reduces operating costs, and improves quality, safety, and workplace ergonomics. work for workers. For more information, visit www.locusrobotics.com.
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